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Wannanosaurus

Wannanosaurus (meaning "Wannan lizard") is a genus of basal pachycephalosaurian dinosaur from the Campanian-age Upper Cretaceous Xiaoyan Formation, about 80 million years ago in what is now China. The type species, Wannanosaurus yansiensis, was named by Lian-Hai Hou in 1977. It is known from a single partial skeleton, including a partial skull roof and lower jaw, an upper leg and lower leg, part of a rib, and other fragments. Because it had a flat skull roof with large openings, it has been considered primitive among pachycephalosaurs. Other times it has been classified as a member of the deprecated family Homalocephalidae. Although its remains are from a small individual, with a femur length of ~8 centimeters (3.1 in) ,and an estimated overall length of less than 1 meter (3.3 ft), the fused bones in its skull suggest that it was an adult at death. Like other pachycephalosaurians, it was probably herbivorous or omnivorous. It is estimated to be around 60 cm tall (24 inches).

In popular culture[]

  • Wannanosaurus appeared in the book series of Dinosaur Cove books, where one individual had a friendship with two kids and her name is Wanna.
  • Wannanosaurus appeared on Dinosaur Train.

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